Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, Bass Harbor

Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse is located in Bass Harbor. Using our custom trip planner, Bass Harbor attractions like Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you are able-bodied enough to go steps (quite a few wooden, but sturdy steps) and traverse some uneven terrain, you will see beautiful coast line if you take the path to the left of the lighthouse ...  read more »
  • Lighthouses always are worth a stop (to this traveler) especially if it's nearby. This one is a tad disappointing as the parking lot and walking path provide a view opposite to the one most associated...  read more »
  • A little busy around sunset and especially around the time of year we were visiting which was in October. You'll have to climb some rocks to get to the right position to take pictures and you will not...  read more »
  • It's a 40 minute drive from Bar Harbor, but SPECTACULAR views are here that capture Acadia's beauty. The lighthouse is closed to the public, since it is an active US. Coast Guard Lighthouse, but the view is great. Next to the bathrooms, there is a trail that goes down to the rocks to get an even better view. Please go here on a visit to Acadia.
  • The buildings are not open for touring but the scenery if breathtaking. On the day we were here we got a photo of the Schooner Victory Chimes, which is featured on the Maine Quarter with the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, as it sailed past the Bass Harbor Lighthouse.
  • Beautiful area full of awesome rock formations and reflecting images in the countless tidal pools. Rugged, jagged and so beautiful with the ocean crashing all around you.
  • My kids loved climbing around on the rocky shore and looking in the tide pools. Plus, We found Pikachu and many other pok√©mon!
  • A breathtakingly beautiful place with stunning shorelines. But it's not easy to get a view of the lighthouse itself, because it is on the cliff with no good viewpoint.
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